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Synonyms for malignant
məˈlɪg nəntma·lig·nant

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  1. malignantadjective


Princeton's WordNet

  1. malignantadjective

    dangerous to health; characterized by progressive and uncontrolled growth (especially of a tumor)


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  1. malignantadjective

    malign, MALICIOUS, malevolent

  2. malignantadjective

    (Med.) dangerous, fatal

Concise Medical Dictionary, by Joseph C Segen, MD

  1. malignant

    Oncology Cancerous

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  1. Scott C. Holstad:

    I woke last night from a nightmare in which I saw a malignant society of pathological liars racked with insecurities, consumed by guilt, screaming for violence and I noticed I was sweating most profusely as I thanked the heavens above that it was only a dream before turning on the light to get a cigarette.

  2. Australian Justice Minister Michael Keenan:

    The region is subject to the same threats as the globe is and that is there is a malignant organization that has established itself in the Middle East, ISIL, and they continue to export terror around the globe.

  3. Dan Cantor:

    President Trump signed President Trump second attempt at a Muslim Ban this morning, behind closed doors, admitting that President Trump first order was completely indefensible, the same goes for this one. We call on all elected officials to use every tool in their arsenal to stop this misguided and malignant executive order.

  4. John Bucher:

    One of the things that we found most interesting about our findings was that the malignant schwannomas -- even though they occurred in the heart and not in the head of these animals -- were in fact schwannomas, these experimental animal studies are but one approach to understanding whether exposures to radiofrequency radiation pose a risk to human health.

  5. Sanskrit Proverb:

    In one short verse I here express The sum of tomes of sacred lore: Beneficence is righteousness, Oppression?s sin?s malignant core.

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